Tourism / Economic Development Grant

Tourism / Economic Development Grant (Lodging Tax Funded)

Application for Lodging Tax Funding: Round 2, 2024 application

W9 Form: W-9 Form is required with application.

Submittal Deadline:  Round 2:  March 29, 2024, 5:00 p.m.

Online Training Video   Slides from Video

Grant Information:

The City of Arlington is accepting applications from public and non-profit agencies for projects that promote economic development and tourism in the City. To be eligible for consideration, your complete proposal must be received by the deadline, (incomplete grant applications will not be reviewed and will not be eligible for funding). Please submit a separate application for each event or project requested for funding. 

Directions are in the application.   Questions:  Email Kristin Garcia or call 360-403-3431

Lodging Tax, What can it fund? Authorized uses of lodging tax can be found within RCW 67.28.1816.
Lodging taxes can be used for:

  • Tourism marketing
  • Marketing and operations of special events and festivals
  • Operations of tourism-related facilities owned by non-profit organizations
  • Operations and capital expenditures of tourism related facilities owned by municipalities